Floodplain management

PERMITS AND INSPECTIONS
Walker Municipal Building
10136 Florida Boulevard
Walker, LA 70785

Phone: (225) 665.8893

Hours
7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Monday through Thursday

The City of Walker's Permit Department handles floodplain management, such as Base Flood Elevation [BFE], Flood Zone and Map Panel Number. The Permit Department also handles the Community Rating System [CRS].

For a flood zone determination request form, click here. Submit your request to:

The City of Walker Permit Department
P.O. Box 217
Walker, LA 70785
Phone: (225) 665.8893
Fax: (225) 664.0140

The following information is needed to supply your Flood Zone, BFE, and/or Map Panel Number:

1. Address of location. You must have the location of the structure marked on a map to be submitted with the flood zone determination request form.
2. Name of the person requesting the flood determination.
3. Contact information for the person requesting the flood determination.

For a brochure with important information about floodplain management, click here.

To contact the Certified Floodplain Manager, Lynette Richardson.

 

FLOOD AWARENESS

Flood Awareness

USEFUL INFORMATION REGARDING FLOODING

ONLINE RESOURCES

OFFICIAL SITE OF NFIP (National Flood Insurance Program)

FEMA

REPETITIVE FLOOD LOSS WEBSITE

RIVER STAGES

LSU AgCenter Flood Map Portal 

LSU Ag Center

USGS (River and Stream Flow Conditions)

Louisiana Homeowners Handbook to Prepare for Natural Hazards

Sea Grant Louisiana

UNO Chart

Amite River Basin Commission

Coastal Louisiana  

Hurricane Readiness

Emergency Planning

 

 

Mayor Rick Ramsey's flood insurance promotion outreach

 

 

 EMERGENCY CONTACT PHONE NUMBERS

 

Livingston Parish Office of Emergency Preparedness  

(225) 686-3066

 

 

 

 

 

 

Local Television Stations

 

WBRZ Channel 2

(225) 387-2222

WAFB Channel 9

(225) 383-9999

WVLA Channel 33

(225) 766-3233

WBTR Channel 19

(225) 928-3143

All AM/FM Radio Stations

 

NOAA Radio KHB46

 

National Weather Service

(225) 357-9743

 

HOMEOWNER ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

Were you or someone you know affected by the 2016 floods? The Restore Louisiana Homeowner Assistance Program is here to help homeowners rebuild or get reimbursed for repairs.

 Take the first step - and encourage your family, friends, and neighbors to do the same - by completing a brief survey online at http://restore.la.gov or by phone at (866) 735-2001.

SMALL BUSINESSES/NON-PROFIT PROGRAM

 The application process opens May 26 for small business and non-profits affected by last year's severe flooding. Get the latest details here. 

http://restore.la.gov/applications-open-may-26-for-loan-pr.../

http://www.scpdc.org/

Was your business impacted by the March/August 2016 flood?

SCPDC is offering 0% interest loans for small businesses that qualify.  For more details click HERE

  

 

**We are still in the process of updating the Flood Awareness section of this site.  We appreciate your patience as we continue our progress**